Wednesday, 30 December 2020

Chocolate Almond Fudge

Holidays, Christmas, New Year, Easter, Diwali or Eid, all these festivals are a time for togetherness, family time, easting , feasting, sharing, giving and gifting. My favorite gifts to gift are edible gifts. They have a charm of their own as there is so much love put into making the gifts. This Chocolate Almond Fudge is one of my favorite edible gifts.

What is Fudge?

Fudge is a type of candy that is generally made with milk, cream, condensed milk, sugar.

What are the types of Fudge could you make?

You can make milk chocolate, dark chocolate or white chocolate.


What Flavours can you add?

You can add nuts, seeds, salted caramel, peanut butter and dried fruits.

How long does the Fudge last?

You can store the fudge in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.It makes a great edible gifting idea.

There are many edible gifts you can make such as Coconut Delight Snowballs, Hazlenut chocolate Bites and Chocolate Easter Coins .These gifts will be so well received by your family and friends.



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Yield: 36 pieces
Author: Nayna Kanabar
Chocolate Almond Fudge

Chocolate Almond Fudge

Chocolate Almond Fudge is a delectable sweet treat that is made with very few ingredients. The fudge is smooth, creamy and so chocolatey that one bite will not be enough.
Prep time: 6 MinCook time: 10 MinInactive time: 6 HourTotal time: 6 H & 16 M

Ingredients

  • 200g Condensed Milk
  • 200g Milk Chocolate 
  • 100g Dark Chocolate Chips
  • Pinch of Salt 
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Essence 
  • 50g Almonds

Instructions

  1. Roast the almonds in a dry frying pan for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Cool almonds and chop roughly.
  3. Roughly chop the milk chocolate into shards
  4. In a heavy base saucepan add the condensed milk and heat it on medium heat.
  5. Add the vanilla essence and mix.
  6. To the hot condensed milk add the milk chocolate and the dark chocolate.
  7. Stir the chocolate in the condensed milk until it starts to melt.
  8. Once chocolate is semi melted, remove the pan from the heat and keep stirring the chocolate until it melts fully.
  9. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper and pour the fudge into it. 
  10. Smooth the fudge and sprinkle with the toasted  almonds.
  11. Place the fudge in the fridge for for 4-6 hours to set.
  12. After 6 hours cut the fudge into bite size pieces.

Calories

71.36

Fat (grams)

3.73

Sat. Fat (grams)

1.90

Carbs (grams)

8.33

Fiber (grams)

0.53

Net carbs

7.79

Sugar (grams)

7.30

Protein (grams)

1.29

Sodium (milligrams)

22.71

Cholesterol (grams)

3.39
The nutritional information provided is an approximation calculated by an online calculator. Please consult a professional dietitian for nutritional advice.
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You can see the video of how to make this Chocolate Almond Fudge  above.

Sunday, 20 December 2020

Creamy Tomato Soup Vegan and Gluten free


Did you know that tomatoes are a fruit not a vegetable?

Tomatoes originated in the South American. There are around 10,000 varieties of tomatoes worldwide. They are rich in lycopene, an antioxidant that is good for the heart and effective against certain cancers. Tomatoes are also packed with vitamins A and C, calcium and potassium.

There are many varieties of tomatoes and you can get different colours such as yellow, pink, purple, black and even white.




Some types of tomatoes to lookout for when shopping are:

  • Red Beefsteak Tomatoes
  • Green Beefsteak Tomatoes
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Cocktail Tomatoes
  • Roma Tomatoes
  • Heirloom Tomatoes
  • Tomatoes on the Vine
  • Plum Tomatoes   

What tomatoes can you use for the soup?

You can use any type of ripe tomatoes but the soup works best with over ripe tomatoes.

Can you leave the onion out?

Yes you can leave the onion out, just skip that step and saute the tomatoes and follow the recipe as normal.

What can I serve with the soup?

Any type of bread can be served with the soup.

Can I freeze the soup?

Yes you can freeze the soup, defrost and  reheat it when you want to eat it.

Can I add cream to the soup?

Yes you can add cream to the soup, but it will not be vegan.

Creamy Tomato Soup Vegan and Gluten Freehttps://youtu.be/RSyTu4rNLCoCreamy tomato soup is totally gluten free and veganhttps://1.bp.blogspot.com/-MFGjL9WCdC8/X9or-t0invI/AAAAAAAA1sY/NeI_b0ZwY5IbaHU-TcsIQoqnTlkDo2wvwCLcBGAsYHQ/s1280/Creamy%2BTomato%2BSoup.png
Yield: 2 Servings
Author: Nayna Kanabar
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Creamy Tomato Soup-Vegan and Gluten Free

Creamy Tomato Soup-Vegan and Gluten Free

This delicious and creamy tomato soup is simply delicious, its dairy free and also gluten free.
Prep time: 5 MinCook time: 10 MinTotal time: 15 Min

Ingredients

  • 6 Plum Tomatoes diced
  • 1 small White Onion finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil 
  • 500 ml Water
  • 1 Tsp Salt 
  • 1 Tsp Pepper 
  • 1/2 Tsp Chilli Flakes 
  • 1 Tsp Sugar

Instructions

  1. In a pan add 1 tbsp olive oil and fry the onions until they turn translucent this will take 1-2 minutes.
  2. Add the diced tomatoes and 500 ml water to the onions and cook the tomatoes for medium heat for 10 minutes.
  3. Blend the cooked tomatoes with a hand blender and then strain the mixture to remove the seeds and skin of the tomatoes.
  4. Return the sieved tomatoes to a pan and season with salt, pepper, chilli flakes and sugar.
  5. Simmer the soup for 2-3 minutes more then serve .

Notes:

You can use any type of ripe tomatoes.

Calories

119.21

Fat (grams)

7.30

Sat. Fat (grams)

1.04

Carbs (grams)

13.29

Fiber (grams)

2.98

Net carbs

10.30

Sugar (grams)

8.43

Protein (grams)

2.27

Sodium (milligrams)

1188.50

Cholesterol (grams)

0.27
The nutritional information provided is an approximation calculated by an online calculator. Please consult a professional dietitian for nutritional advice.
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